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Unable to Install Certificate

Just had the same issue. Go to Settings > Security > Install from storage. Locate your certificate file and install it. Edit: If instead of Install from storage preference you have Install from SD ...
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Stop Android File Transfer Popping Up

In my case the Android File Transfer App made my whole Macbook touch input freeze, so I had to find a away around this problem. The solution from this page worked: https://cooltrainer.org/taming-...
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Two identical devices, only one offers system update

OTA updates that come directly from Google (such as Nexus devices) are rolled out in waves. An excerpt from Dan Morill's comment states that, specifically: Rollouts are conducted in phases. Typically ...
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can't mount /data while installing LineageOS

These /data-related errors are likely because TWRP can't decrypt the current /data partition. This often happens with stock ROMs, since TWRP is only made to handle the encryption method of AOSP. To ...
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Unable to Install Certificate

Another caveat: when installing a certificate via Settings > Security > Install from storage on my Nexus 7, Android 5.0.2 I had to navigate to the file via Internal Storage: Trying to select the file ...
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Use an Android tablet as a Wacom drawing tablet for a PC?

I had the exact same wish as you, and I eventually found a solution I was happy with. It does not solve it in 100% the way you had envisioned, but let me see if it helps you. At first I was thinking ...
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What can I do to stop the Lollipop update prompts if I don't want to update my KitKat?

Go into your device Setting--> Apps--> All (tab)--> Open 'Motorola Update Services' & Disable it! If 'Disable' Option is not available in your device then you will have to root your device and ...
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GMail "All Mail" not showing anything from last 30 days on Nexus 7 or Nexus 10

I had the same problem because I had enabled "Sync last 30 days" for the All Mail folder in account settings → "Manage labels". Apparently there is some bug which makes it sync everything but the ...
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simultaneous USB-OTG and charging

There are two different questions here Fails: tablet - Samsung adapter - extension-cable - OTG-device..... (But) it works when inserted between a thumbdrive and a PC Android devices support USB ...
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How to switch users without sleep?

I have a Nexus 7 V2 and when you bring down the notification area there is a buton with you username on it and the picture you chose. When you click that button, it will bring you to the log in screen ...
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fastboot flash bootloader = FAILED (remote: (InvalidState))

According to this XDA thread it's an issue with the bootloader file. You could try downloading a different factory image for your device and try the bootloader from there instead (the recent images ...
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Automatically power on Nexus 7 when plugged in

Install Tasker to be able to: Power off tablet when car is off Use command fastboot oem off-mode-charge 0 To reset to normal, change the 0 to 1 Event for Tasker profile : Power
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Can I downgrade to an earlier version of Android after installing an OTA update?

Download factory image for your device from the official source Extract image (you can use 7zip to extract *.tgz files) Download and install ADB, Fastboot and drivers (install system wide). ...
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What are the differences between ClockworkMod and Team Win Recovery for the Nexus 7?

TeamWin Recovery Project (TWRP) - This is a very widely used custom recovery. It is fully touch-driven, has one of the most complete feature sets available, and uses a themable UI. TWRP is maintained ...
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Modify 30 second incorrect PIN delay

This is possible to be done (infact, anything is possible in android. Thats the beauty and power Android has being open source :) ). You will need to edit android source code. First, a little info. ...
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Nexus 7 is not being detected on Mac

Download the Android File System application. Install the Android File System app by opening the DMG file, and then dragging the App into your Applications folder. Once installed, connect your Nexus ...
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Boot up Nexus 7 through induction charging

I've found a solution for the following problem: The Nexus 7 (2013) device must never be turned off unless it has an insufficient amount of power. When the Nexus 7 (2013) device is exposed to an ...
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Asus nexus 7 (2012) and Cyanogenmod

There isn't an Asus one and a Google one: both the Nexus 7 models are Asus-Google collaborations. All Nexus devices are design collaborations between Google and another device manufacturer (Asus, ...
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How to use Gallery app in Lollipop 5.0.1?

The gallery app has been removed from Android 5.0 Lollipop. You can search google play for a gallery app (cyanogen team has one), or you can use the photos app that comes with Google+. This is what ...
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Can not update to lollipop due to TWRP recovery

You can either upgrade to L via TWRP itself (some reported having trouble with TWRP 2.8 and suggested trying 2.7) or revert from TWRP back to stock recovery if you want to go the OTA way (I guess that'...
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After upgrading my Nexus 7 from Android 4 to 5.1, it is so slow as to be unusuable. What can I do to make it usable again?

I did a factory data reset and everything is running much more smoothly: Settings > Backup and Reset > Factory Data Reset I had to log back in and reinstall my apps. This wasn't too onerous in my ...
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Nexus 7 stuck at Google logo, and system recovery, and OEM locked

This sounds like a common bug that has been reported on recently by Android Police. To summarize: Affected units stop booting at the "Google" logo screen. Attempts to unlock the device through ...
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Nexus 7 2012 is almost unusable after upgrading to the latest Lollipop. What should I do?

The official Google Developers site has the full instructions and image repository on how to install a factory image for any Nexus device, including your "nakasi" Nexus 7 2012. I recommend 4.4.4, but ...
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Nexus 7 2012 is almost unusable after upgrading to the latest Lollipop. What should I do?

Try 'JimTDI's Guide - Tuning the Nexus 7 with Android 5 Lollipop for Maximum Performance!' here https://goo.gl/X0HwAu The discussion for this post is here https://goo.gl/wqjv76
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Nexus won't boot after update

This most probably means that you are stuck in a device boot-loop. The easiest way to fix Nexus devices (in my opinion) is to use the Nexus Root Toolkit, which automatically fixes most problems with a ...
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Forcing system upgrade despite "Battery too low"

You could recalibrate the battery. You could try using an app or use method 1 on this AndroidPit help page: Method 1: Discharge your phone fully until it turns itself off. Turn it on again and let ...
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How to stop update notifications for disabled apps on a Family-Link managed device?

Have you tried resetting the Play Store? It is possible (although very unlikely) that the Play Store has failed to detect that the apps have been disabled. Go to Settings → Apps → Play Store → ...
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How to have multiple input languages?

For Android 4.4: Go to Settings, Language & input, and scroll down to KEYBOARD & INPUT METHODS. Click on the dial icon next to Android Keyboard (AOSP) Click on the first entry Input languages ...
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USB connectivity problems with Nexus 7 2013

Had similar problem with Google Nexus7 (2012). To solve it I passed next steps: Uninstalled incorrect Nexus USB drivers. 1) Previously, I installed windows default MTP driver to have ability to ...
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